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About Us

Sans Souci

Sans Souci Physiotherapy Centre have a team of experts that offer premium health care physiotherapy products and services. We are specialists in the treatment of Men’s and Women’s health issues including pre and post-operative incontinence, erectile dysfunction, and Lymphoedema. Our treatments are highly individualised, one on one and evidenced based.

Our Team


Annette Rich

Director and Principal Physiotherapist of Sans Souci Physiotherapy Centre

Annette graduated with a Bachelor of Science (physiotherapy) from the University of Sydney in 2004. Prior to this Annette graduated with a Bachelor of nursing from the University of Wollongong in 1996 and has also completed a Graduate Diploma in critical care Nursing specialising in Emergency and Trauma in 1999. Annette has 10 years clinical experience in Emergency/critical care nursing and 12 years private practice physiotherapy experience. More than 5 years ago Annette was invited by a well renowned Sydney based Urological surgeon to commence treating his post -prostatectomy patients in an attempt to improve continence outcomes. Annette and her team at Sans Souci Physiotherapy Centre have now treated over 1000 men’s health patients with incontinence, erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease and pelvic pain in addition to running a busy musculoskeletal based practice.

Annette has been invited by a number of Sydney based Urological surgeons to present and educate local doctors on pelvic floor pre-habilitation in addition to being a co-organiser of a local initiative that aimed at educating more than 200 community members on the current developments in prostate cancer treatment and recovery. Annette and her team are also involved in a research project aimed at improving outcome measures and ultimately the quality of life of those men Diagnosed with Peyronie’s disease.


Sharyn Wappett


Sharyn has been a physiotherapist for over 20 years. She has worked predominantly in private practice and for 13 years ran her own successful inner city practice. Over the last 7 years Sharyn has focussed on her area of interest being women’s health, in particular Lymphoedema and rehabilitation after treatment for cancer. Sharyn has been at Sans Souci Physio since August 2015 and in addition to the above she also treats men’s health and general musculoskeletal conditions.


Rachel Poon


Rachel completed Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy in 1995. During her 4 ½ years of clinical experience in a Hong Kong rehabilitation hospital, she also completed a Certificate of Acupuncture in 1997. Rachel completed her Masters of Sports in Physiotherapy from Curtin University of Technology WA in 2001. She has extensive clinical experience in acute and chronic musculoskeletal and sports conditions. She also has a special interest in Clinical Pilates, exercise rehabilitation and biomechanics. In the last 15 years, she has been practicing dry needling / acupuncture in conjunction with physiotherapy treatment with great clinical effectiveness.


Vanessa Stanton

Pilates Instructor/Front desk manager/social media marketing manager

Vanessa completed a Bachelor of Exercise Science in 2015 and will complete a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2017. Vanessa is in the final stages of registering with Australian Pilates Method Association (APMA) as a Level 2 Pilates Instructor.
In addition Vanessa assists with front desk and administrative duties.


Lauren Reid

Pilates Instructor

Lauren has experience in all Pilates studio equipment fitball, pre & post natal pilates and Barre Pilates. Having worked for and under Physiotherapists since 2006, Lauren has valuable experience with many different clients ranging from special needs children, athletes and the elderly. This has allowed her to modify exercises to suit the level of the individual.


Megan Williams

Pilates Instructor

Megan has previously been a genetic Counsellor at the NSW Newborn Screening Programme at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead from 2004-2005. She ‘discovered’ Pilates in 2006 after a decade of old Netball injuries started misbehaving! Megan is an APMA Level 2 Pilates instructor. Megan has been teaching since August 2013. Megan enjoys working in “wellness” and in all aspects of Pilates, one-on-one, semi-private and group class settings.


Toni Powrie

Massage Therapist

Following her early career as a professional tennis coach, Toni qualified in 1987 as a massage therapist.
Since that time, Toni has worked in various areas of treatment, including physiotherapy & natural therapy clinics, workplace injury prevention programs, & with elderly patients at aged care facilities. She has also treated at sporting events, particularly the Sydney Olympic & Paralympic Games, NSW Open Tennis Tournament, Fina Swimming Challenges & various triathlon events.
Toni has 9 years of massage teaching & lecturing experience & is a current member of ATMS.


Gillian Spencer 


Gillian graduated from Sydney University (Cumberland Campus) in 1979 and later completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Science. She has worked for many years in private practice, and has owned and operated her own practice in Bangor for 8 years.

Gillian has extensive experience in the treatment of a wide range of musculo-skeletal injuries with a strong background in the treatment of TMJ disorders and associated cervical dysfunction and headaches. Gillian has a special interest in women's health including continence issues, pre and post natal back pain. Gill has undertaken further education to expand her skills and expertise in both Womens and Mens Health.

Other interests apart from family include singing in a community choir and walking her dog!


Kim McCarthy

Customer Relations and Practice Manager

Kim has many years experience in Business Administration and Customer Service.
She looks after our bookkeeping and is responsible for events, marketing and promotions.

Kim Beilharz

Kim Beilharz

Customer Relations and Practice Manager

Kim has extensive financial services and customer service experience having previously worked in the banking, legal and real estate sectors. She has been a part of the team at Sans Souci Physiotherapy Centre for over 10 years.